Knoxville Screech Owl

screech owl admit Admission Date: 26 May 2015
Outcome: Released, 8 November 2015
Location of Rescue: Knoxville, IA
Cause of Admission / Condition: Suspect a cat injury
Patient Status: Patient Archive, Success Stories

Received a call from a homeowner in Knoxville of an adult screech owl needing help. The owl had a fresh cut between the left eye and ear canal, a very deep and clean cut. The eye is pretty much swollen shut. Suspecting a cat?


9 June 2015
Moved to small flight area.

8 June 2015
The swelling has gone down and the eye appears okay.

3 June 2015
The left eye is just barely open and hoping for no permanent damage.